Vice President of Operations

Fat Snax

The Vice President of Operations will manage our entire operations department & goals. This includes responsibility for supply chain, production, warehousing, new product launches, transportation (for both online & retail channels), product quality, and savings goals. This person should be able to operate at both the strategic and tactical levels, resolving daily issues in operations, and also building a strategic 12-36 month plan for operations.

You will report to the CEO and manage an existing operations team of 3 throughout this high growth period for our company.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Be a key member of executive team
  • Develop Ops Financial Plan & identify major risks and opportunities
  • Constantly work to identify opportunities for efficiencies and cost savings
  • Track all operations activity in NetSuite and report regularly to CEO & CFO on COGS, inventory levels, production plan, OTIF, and other KPIs
  • Build world class operations team through coaching and developing direct reports
  • Manage all co-packer & supplier relationships, and serve as company representative to all operations partners
  • Ensure production meets sales demand and manage demand/actuals/production reporting
  • Oversee the company S&OP process
  • Partner with Marketing/Sales in the development and commercialization of new product lines
  • Take ownership of complex improvement initiatives and break projects down into manageable plans
  • Direct the Fat Snax co-packer network including identifying new co-packers for scale and to serve as back-ups as needed


    Job Requirements:

  • 10+ years of experience managing operations functions in food industry
  • Previously held role as Director/VP Operations
  • Proven track record scaling production for food startups within $5-100mm range
  • Experience with baked goods, incl. cookies and crackers
  • NetSuite experience including ability to manage set up and coach team, establish and revise workflow
  • Strong team building & management skills
  • Entrepreneurial “can do” attitude
  • Advanced Excel proficiency
  • Heavy experience managing co-packers
  • Excellent skills in presenting, negotiating, and communicating both internally and externally
  • Willing to travel up to 25% of the time


    Package: Competitive salary with equity and bonus

    Benefits: 401k match, health & dental, unlimited Snax

    Location: US, Remote

    Reports to: CEO

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